|Certified Medical Director|
Lorenzo R. Pelly, M.D. is Valley Grande Manor's Medical Director. He has been a doctor for 25 years, and has been our Medical Director for over 20 years. As Medical Director he is dedicated to excellence in patient care and provides education, advocacy, information and professional development to promote the delivery of quality long term care.
Experience & Qualifications
Dr. Pelly has been the Medical Director / Clinical Associate Professor for the Respiratory Therapy Program at the University of Texas Brownsville and the Chief of Staff at Brownsville Medical Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Critical Care. He is also a Certified Medical Director.
What is a Certified Medical Director?
This is a certification from the American Medical Directors Association. (www.amda.com). "The Certified Medical Director program recognizes the dual clinical and managerial roles of the medical director. Certification requires indicators of competence in clinical medicine and medical management in long term care. The certification process is based on an experiential model that incorporates existing mechanisms such as fellowship programs, board certification, continuing medical education programs offered by major provider organizations, CMD-approved, and AMDA-sponsored courses in medical direction, and other continuing education programs to fulfill certification requirements."
901 Wildrose Lane
Brownsville, Texas 78520